1997 Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino Poggio All'Oro Riserva

1997 Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino Poggio All'Oro Riserva

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  • Sangiovese Grosso
  • 750ML
  • WS 96
  • IWC 91

Reviews for 1997 Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino Poggio All'Oro Riserva

WS 96
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, May 2003
Blockbuster. Incredibly intense black cherry aromas with hints of mint and red licorice. It soon turns to flowers. Full-bodied and full-throttled with masses of tannins and concentrated fruit. Very extracted. Needs time... Blockbuster. Incredibly intense black cherry aromas with hints of mint and red licorice. It soon turns to flowers. Full-bodied and full-throttled with masses of tannins and concentrated fruit. Very extracted. Needs time still. Best after 2006. 5000 cases made. –JS
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, September 2003
Full bright ruby. Cherry liqueur coffee and exotic woodsmoke on the superripe nose. Big and chewy on the palate; a broad oaky wine with a strong impression of extract and plenty of personality. Flavors of crystallized red... Full bright ruby. Cherry liqueur coffee and exotic woodsmoke on the superripe nose. Big and chewy on the palate; a broad oaky wine with a strong impression of extract and plenty of personality. Flavors of crystallized red berries coffee and mocha. Finishes with huge tannins that avoid dryness. Very true to the vintage.